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Consolidated Court & Legal Organization Closures and Procedures During COVID-19

March 16, 2020  

Note: CCLA Staff will be updating this list on an on-going basis but may not always catch updates as they are breaking. Always consult the website of the court or tribunal in question for the most up-to-date information.

Last updated: October 22 @ 11:00 AM.


Courthouse Online Screening Tool


Ottawa-Specific Notices

Weekly Justice Partners Meeting
(OCJ, SCJ, and Court of Appeal Courthouse senior staff, OBA, LAO, LSO, MAG, FOLA and the Advocates’ Society)




Federal Court of Canada (Twitter: @FedCourt_CAN_en)


Federal Court of Appeal of Canada (Twitter: @FedCourtApp_en)


Federation of Ontario law Associations / FOLA (Twitter: @Ont_Law_Assoc)


Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada Tribunal (Twitter: @IRB_Canada)

Law Society of Ontario (Twitter: @LawSocietyLSO

  • Remote Commissioning
  • Emergency family law referral telephone line
    • An interim measure, with support from the Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Justice, to provide assistance to people who are self-represented (SRLs) and who are trying to determine whether or not their family court matter meets the criteria to be heard by the Court on an “urgent” basis and, if so, how to proceed in making their request.
  • COVID-19 Response


Legal Aid Ontario (Twitter: @LegalAidOntario)


Ministry of the Attorney General (Twitter: @ONAttorneyGen)


Ontario Court of Appeal


Ontario Court of Justice (Twitter: @OntarioOn)


Ontario Labour Relations Board


Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Twitter: @SCJOntario_en)


Pro Bono Ontario (Twitter: @ProBonoOntario)


Reach Canada (Twitter: @reachcanada1)


Supreme Court of Canada (Twitter: @SCC_eng)


Tax Court of Canada


Tribunals Ontario

East Region Courthouses & Law Associations:


  • Morrisburg & Alexandria
    • October 13th there is a limited case management court in Morrisburg for matters that were inadvertently adjourned to the wrong presumptive adjournment date.

      Matters on this list will be adjourned to the November Morrisburg Remand/Plea date, November 3, 2020.

      Teleconference information for this court is below:



  • Pembroke:

      As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 precautions being taken across the province and country, the Renfrew County Law Library will be unstaffed until further notice. Librarians will be available by e-mail ( for remote inquiries, research and the retrieval of case law where available. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience that this may cause.


      Additionally, the main library door has been locked to prevent public access to our unstaffed library during daytime hours. Access to RCLA Members will be by court house access card only. RCLA Members can contact Ian Kuehl, Library Chair, at or Laurie Stoddard, Librarian, at to arrange for a court house access card to be issued (Note: access cards are issued by Courts Administration at their sole discretion). We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause to our out of town colleagues.